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CELEBRATING THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF COOPERATIVES 1ST.JULY.2017

By Violet Katusabe. International Day of Cooperatives is an annual United Nations observance held on the first Saturday of July. It was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in December 1992 to raise public awareness on cooperatives. The world’s co-operators will celebrate the global movement on 1st July this year under the theme “Inclusion” and the slogan, Cooperatives ensure no ... Read More »

Housing Cooperatives; An important ingredient in implementation of the National Housing Policy

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By Fiona Nshemerirwe, “The two extreme outcomes of the current shelter systems that are being witnessed today are affordable shelter that is inadequate and adequate shelter that is unaffordable” (UNHabitat, 2005) [1] The lack of sustainable housing policies coupled with poverty has led to growing informal settlements in many African countries.  Access to adequate and affordable housing in many ways ... Read More »

Women Empowerment

JOSEPHINE NANNOZI NKOKONJERU CARITAS HOUSING COOPERATIVE SOCIETY  Josephine Nannozi is above 50 years old. She has 2 children and lives with her family in Nkokonjeru, Buikwe district Uganda. Josephine is a member of Nkokonjeru Caritas Housing Cooperative Society where she is the Vice Chairperson of the group. Their main achievements as a cooperative so far have been; Buying land as ... Read More »

PRESENTATION ON CO-OPERATIVE LEADERSHIP BY MR CHARLES KABUGA.

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The seminar was held on 14th and 15th April 2016 organized by Uganda Housing Co-operative Union at Arch apartments in Ntinda Kiwatule Road,A number of guest were invited and attended in person which included the District commercial officers, KCCA representatives,Community Development officers,  representatives from the Primary Housing Co-operatives and the Board members of the Union.Various topics were discussed by Mr ... Read More »